Brian Dozier hit a three-run homer in the second inning and the Twins never gave up the lead as they beat the White Sox, 7-4, at Target Field. Justin Morneau hit a two-run shot in the sixth, while Kevin Correia improved to 6-and-4. Correia pitched six-and-two-thirds innings of two-run ball and struck out six. Glen Perkins locked up his 18th save, helping Minnesota take the first two of the three-game set.
The Iowa Department of Human Services says a baby has been turned over to the state -- the third use of the Safe Haven law in four months.
A report from the National Wildlife Federation claims global climate change will lead to an increase in ticks, mosquitoes, other blood-sucking pests, and poison ivy.
A few polls have emerged on the Nebraska gubernatorial race...apparently a closer race than many expected.
Two Americans who just weeks ago were gravely ill with Ebola have been cleared of the virus.